New College JCR subsidises exclusive dining society

New College’s exclusive dining society, the Smith Society, is under fire for its £2,106 subsidy from the JCR. The Smith Society holds two dinners per year to reward undergraduates who have made outstanding contributions to the JCR. The JCR contributes £36 per head. The issue surfaced after student James Rhodes posted a poll to the […]

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Senior Proctor’s celebratory “Selfie”

Merton Fellow Dr Kate Blackmon yesterday celebrated being made Senior Proctor of Oxford University with a “selfie”. The photo captures her predecessor Professor Jonathan Mallinson of Trinity College, along with the Warden, Sir Martin Taylor, and the University Vice-Chancellor Professor Andrew Hamilton. Dr Blackmon is Merton’s first ever female Proctor. Her admission also coincides with the college’s […]

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